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3 Tips for Standing Out as an Agent

Sometimes, as a real estate agent, it can feel like treading water trying to get new clients and get your name out there. It is a business that relies heavily on word-of-mouth, and having a good reputation can take you

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What Do Homeowners Want?

As technology and the Internet of Things becomes more popular, gadgets and appliances for your home are becoming more and more popular for home buyers. That, and appliances or home systems that are designed for conserving energy and being green

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Trending – Moving Inland

According to the latest report from Redfin, 24% of its users who were searching for a home are looking to move to a new metro area, and particularly are looking to move away from high-tax coastal markets like San Francisco,

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Real Estate Term of the Day – Earnest Money

“Earnest Money” is a deposit made to a seller from a buyer that is not a large amount of money but is made to indicate the buyer’s good faith in an arrangement. It allows the buyer additional time to seek

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Can a Neighbor’s Foreclosure Hurt Your Home’s Value?

The short answer is, yes. Obviously, when a home gets foreclosed upon, the biggest loss is for the owners of the house. But, studies done in the wake of the housing crisis found that areas where there have been foreclosures

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10 Things Real Estate Agents Do for Buyers

When you are a looking for a house to buy, it can be tempting to try to do it all on your own. It feels like you know yourself and what you want best, and so you should be able

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This is What the Typical Buyer and Seller Looks Like

Every homeowner is different, and every client that you have will be very different. However, there are trends that pop up in the real estate market, and knowing these trends or averages can help you figure out what your clients

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Real Estate Term of the Day – Real Property

The term real property refers to land and any property directly attached to it, or any subset of land that has been improved through legal human actions. Real property also outlines the right of user, control, and disposition of the

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10 Real Estate Facts That Will Make You Think

The real estate industry fluctuates so often and has been around for so long that some interesting facts and statistics come out over time. Here are 10 facts that will make you think, and will also make you sound smart

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Summer 2018 Housing Breakdown

This has been a telling summer for the housing market. With interest rates on the rise and new development projects progressing slowly, many people who could sell their homes for a good price are choosing to stay put because they

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